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to help in the massive project to restore power. three navy warships are anchored off the northeast coast to help with the relief efforts. in new jersey, military trucks are being deployed to operate as polling places on election day in the hardest hit communities that remain without power. good morning. i'm willie geist. this is "way too early." the good news trickling out slowly today. amtrak will begin offering limited service between new york city and boston. new jersey transit will start moving today with limited service. the new york subway system making advances, little by little. the m-train, which links queens to manhattan, just started run. there are still no trains running from low 34th street where half of manhattan remains this morning in the dark. so the millions of new yorkers who depend on subways are now waiting, as you can see in these pictures, in long lines for city buses. for those who drive into the new york city area, the lines stretched for miles yesterday. enough to make you turn around and stay home. in an effort to ease gridlock in the city, the mayor has ordere
attacked us on 9/11, and thanks to the brave men and women in uniform, the courage of our navy seals, al qaeda is on the path to defeat and osama bin laden is dead. >> president obama at a middle school in nashua, new hampshire there. spending a fair amount of time talking about governor romney's record. also spent time basically laying out why he doesn't think governor romney would be a friend of middle class in this country, and got quite the applause with his birther joke there in front of the crowd. kristen walker has been traveling with the president. let's talk about the energy there and the size of that crowd. can you give us an idea about both of those things? >> well, we haven't gotten an official crowd count yet, craig. i can tell you that the crowd here is certainly energized. a couple thousand people. james taylor started things off, warmed up the crowd before president obama took the stage, so he got things going. president obama getting a lot of cheers. the president has made this his closing arguments really about trust. you heard him say that essentially mitt romney does
will take weeks. three navy warships are anchored off the northeast coast to help with the relief effort. in new jersey, military trucks are being deployed to operate as polling places on election day in the hardest-hit communities still remain without power. now, the good news does trickle out slowly. today amtrak will begin offering limited service between new york city and boston. and new jersey transit will also start moving today with limited service. the new york subway system continues to make advances. the "m" train linking queens to manhattan just started running, but there are still no trains running below 34th street where half of manhattan remains in the dark. so the millions of new yorkers who depend on subways, they're now waiting in those long lines for buses. for those who drive into new york city, the lines at city bridges stretched for miles yesterday, enough to make you turn around and just stay home. it's simply not worth it. it will take all day to get in in some cases. in an effort to ease gridlock inside the city, the mayor has ordered all vehicles entering manhatt
in the coming days. you may want to adjust your plans accordingly there. and the u.s. navy ordered all ships in the norfolk, virginia, area sent out to sea to ride out the storm there. we've got a team of correspondents alone the east coast, including the "today" show's al roker, weather channel's stephanie abrams. they're in rehoboth beach. also the weather channel's julie martin we heard there her in nags head, north carolina. they're going to be joining us throughout today. all throughout the day with coverage of sandy. meantime, nbc meteorologist dialen dryer is back with the very latest of the forecast track. dylan, another good morning to you. >> thanks, alex. good morning. we are looking at this storm as a weakening storm system right now, but that does not change the characteristics. it is still a very strong tropical storm, and there's a good chance it is going to strengthen back into a category 1 hurricane as we go into monday. right now it has sustained winds at 70 miles per hour. it is still moving to the north/northeast. and it is going to follow this path, parallel to the easte
today, the navy will send three carrier ships to the shores of new york city. the ships and their crew will assist in rescue and recovery efforts. transportation in new york city is still struggling towards a return to normalcy. it's a slow return, though. standing water has grounded planes and kept subway cars from the tunnels. one sign of hope on the horizon, michael bloomberg ringing the stock exchange back into business after two empty days on the trading floor. we have reporters blankets both new jersey, new york and west virginia, which was hit hard by blizzard conditions. i want to begin live in atlantic city where the president, as we told you, is going to tour the area with the governor this afternoon. kayla. >> reporter: good morning, tom. it's that rare bipartisan meeting set to take place here in atlantic city, one of the eight new jersey regions declared a major disaster area by the president. as you can see the northernmost end of the boardwalk remains tattered from the storm. floodwater a lingering issue here. atlantic city remains a mandatory evacuation zone, and water
investing. download the ultimate in mobile investing apps, free, at e-trade. >>> national guard and the navy assisting in new york's recovery. how long is the road ahead? joining me now from new york, congressman steve israel whose district is a large portion of long island. very badly affected, clearly by the storm. congressman, thanks so much. >> sure. >> what have you seen so far and what help are you getting that you need from the military? >> well, we have gone from a flood and wind emergency to a long-term power emergency. 90% of long island is without power. our utility is saying it could be longer than ten days to restore much of it. there's 25,000 separate damage locations to power lines to put that in perspective hurricane irene last was 13,000. double the damaged and down power lines. we have utility crews to restore power but in many cases we don't have enough crews who can remove trees and debris. you can hardly drive anywhere on long island without having to detour because a tree is down against a power line. now, the federal government has something called the national forest
,000 new yorkers ordered to evacuate. u.s. navy with three carrier ships to new york harbor right now and rescue chopper haves a place to land and slowly signs of life creeping back in the city. some city buses are running. majority of mass transit is frozen. limited subway service set to resume tomorrow. some commuters took to walking in to the city over bridges. crews trying to pump the stations but it could take days or weeks to get fully back online. same goes for most of the city's tunnels. the arm corps of engineers is working to bring in extra pumps. jfk and newark airport are open. there are some flights coming in. laguardia is closed and 16,000 flights canceled due to sandy. one of the producers stuck in arizona since before the storm hit and we might have to open a flagstaff bureau for him. straight ahead, who would have thought mitt romney's top surrogate chris christie and president obama would be spending some serious time together just days from the election? we spoke to harry fineman of affecting the race and as next "the cycle" rolls on. this is brooklyn this morning.
generators. we've got a navy ship that has some helicopters that can help to move assets around the state as well. and so we're going to be working with governor christie's office and local officials to identify, what are those critical infrastructure, how can we get what's needed as quickly as possible. just a couple other things that we're concerned about. one is, as power starts coming back on, we want to make sure that people can also get to work. obviously, there are a lot of folks in jersey, who work in new york, in the city, and in other places, where transportation may be hobbled, one of the things that i mentioned to the governor is the possibility of us using federal assets, military assets, as well as taking inventory of assets from around the country that can be brought in, so we can help people get to their work, and governor christie also mentioned the importance of schools. the sooner we can get our kids back into school, the sooner they're back in a routine, that obviously helps the families and helps the kids as well. so we're going to have a lot of work to do. i don't wa
gas stations that had both power and gas. today the u.s. navy ordered three helicopter carrier ships to the new jersey and new york coast. the "uss wasp," the "uss carter hall," and the "uss mesa verde" will provide relief efforts the need be. the new york police department today released this rather amazing video of helicopter search and rescue teams airlifting people to safety off of rooftops in the new york city borough of staten island. staten island's death toll stands at 12, out of a growing national death toll of 64 americans. new jersey governor chris christie today was with president obama at the site of today's landfall in atlantic city. they were on marine one together, the president's helicopter, touring some of the cities in ruin along the new jersey shorelines. both politicians, both leaders today going out of their way to emphasize that day three of this massive, multi-state, ongoing natural disaster is still no time for partisan politics. >> i want to thank the president. we spent an significant afternoon together, surveying the damage up and down the new jersey coast
napolitano along with fema's deputy administrator will arrive on staten island later today. three navy war ships are anchored off the northeast coast to help with the relief effort now. utility vehicles have been brought in on utility planes from the west coast to give power companies some help and some 50,000 utility workers are being deployed from across the country. new jersey secretary of state meanwhile announced thursday that military trucks are being deployed to operate as polling places on election day in communities that remain without power. amtrak will offer limited service between new york city and boston today. the new york city subway system is slowly coming back to life. the m-train, which links queens to manhattan actually started running. manhattan remains in the dark. with little mass transit folks are turning to their cars and you know what that means. lots of gas lines. they extend for miles. according to the most recent report from triple-a, of the gas stations it monitors roughly 60% of stations in new jersey and 70% on long island were closed thursday. both of new je
. the u.s. navy is helping with the cleanup of the jersey shore while more than 3 million people are still without power. anger is building at the gas pumps in new jersey. line res long. stations are running out of gas. in staten islands, residents are begging for help saying they have been forgotten. a special relief fund is being set up just for residents of the island. and transportation secretary ray la hood is heading to new jersey to talk to officials there about getting the transportation system back up and running. >>> time for the your business entrepreneur of the week. jess carney worked boston area renaissance fairs, haunted houses and nightclubs. he hopped selling bone skulls and other mccobb items. carney hook, engages and sells for performance and mirror potential customer temperaments. for more, watch "your business" sunday morning on msnbc the. email marketing from constant contact reaches people in a place they're checking every day -- their inbox. and it gives you the tools to create custom emails that drive business. it's just one of the ways constant contact can help yo
as millions on the east coast rush to prepare for hurricane sandy, the navy released some brand-new video that's showing sailors filling sandbags in the norfolk region today preparing for sort surge and possible hurricane conditions. the impending storm is impacting the presidential campaigns as well. both vice president joe biden and governor romney canceled events in virginia beach. nasa has released this unique look at the storm as seen from space. a satellite snapped that image overnight using the nearly full moon to illuminate the clouds. look how big that storm is. and weather officials have deployed hurricane hunter aircraft into the center of the storm. they're going to release a brand-new advisory in less than 30 minutes. so we'll get that info to you when we get it. meantime our team coverage continues. weather channel stephanie abrams is in delaware. we begin with nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer. dylan, beat get this update at the top of the hour. what are you expecting to hear? >> i don't expect too much to change. there is good agreement in the models that this storm is going to ta
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